Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Ruby Oliver Novels


REAL LIVE BOYFRIENDS by E. Lockhart
FICTION
Released: Dec. 28, 2010

"Like, really recommended. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
The chronicle of the irrepressible Ruby Oliver continues in this fourth installment of her coming-of-age struggles. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 26, 2009

"Refreshingly honest. (Fiction. YA)"
Shunned by her friends and ignored by her ex, Ruby Oliver experiences a rough junior year as she deals with fallout from her previous adventure in The Boyfriend List (2005), when she kissed her best friend's boyfriend—a definite infraction of The Boy Book's rules. Read full book review >
THE TREASURE MAP OF BOYS by E. Lockhart
Released: July 28, 2009

"As Ruby would say: complete and utter deliciousness. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Ruby Oliver, the neurotic, lovable, and painfully believable heroine of two previous volumes (The Boyfriend List, 2005, and The Boy Book, 2006), returns. Read full book review >
THE BOYFRIEND LIST by E. Lockhart
Released: March 22, 2005

"Although the gimmick gets tedious and repetitious in spots, Lockhart shines at depicting the all-encompassing microcosm of school social life, and wisely eschews an unrealistically happy ending, instead offering hope and honest growth. (Fiction. 12-14)"
After being dumped by her boyfriend, rejected by her girlfriends and humiliated by her classmates, Ruby Oliver, a 15-year-old moderately popular girl turned pariah, reassesses her history and her actions. Read full book review >